English

English Drama2

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • After school revision/support classes for Years 7-11
  • KS3 Drama Club

Year 7
1. Transition
2. Creative writing
3. Oliver Twist or Harry Potter
4. Poetry
5. Advertising
6. Film review
7. Speaking competition

Year 8
1. Romeo and Juliet
2. The Devil and his boy
3. The Speckled Band
4. Poetry
5. Non-fiction writing
6. Speaking competition
7. Exploring the English language

Year 9

Course Title: AQA GCSE English Language 8700 and AQA GCSE English Literature 8702

AQA-8700-SP-2015.PDF

AQA-8702-SP-2015.PDF

1. War poetry
2. Private Peaceful or Journey’s End
3. Literary heritage
4. Much Ado About Nothing
5. Novel – Lord of the Files, Animal Farm, Stone Cold, Of Mice and Men or The Hound of the Baskervilles
6. Speaking competition

Year 10
Course Title: AQA GCSE English Language 8700 and AQA GCSE English Literature 8702

1. Macbeth
2. Creative writing
3. Poetry
4. An Inspector Calls
5. Non-fiction writing

Year 11
Course Title: AQA GCSE English Language 8700 and AQA GCSE English Literature 8702

1. Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
2. Language mock exam preparation
3. Speaking and listening
4. Poetry
5. Revision – Macbeth, An Inspector Calls, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Year 12 English Literature

Course title: AQA GCE A Level English Literature A

AQA-7711-7712-SP-2015.PDF

Paper 1: Love through the ages - Othello, unseen poetry, The Great Gatsby and pre-1900 Love poetry
Paper 2: WWI and its aftermath – First Casualty, WWI Poetry, unseen prose, Journey’s End
Coursework: Independent critical study: Texts across time – Frankenstein and an independent choice of text

Year 13 English Literature
Course title: A Level English Literature A

Paper 1: Love through the ages - Othello, unseen poetry, The Great Gatsby and pre-1900 Love poetry
Paper 2: WWI and its aftermath – First Casualty, WWI Poetry, unseen prose, Journey’s End
Coursework: Independent critical study: Texts across time – Frankenstein and an independent choice of text

Year 12 Media Studies
Course title: WJEC Eduqas GCE A Level Media Studies

eduqas-a-level-media-studies-spec-from-2017-updated.pdf

Paper 1: Media Products, Industries and Audiences:

  • Newspapers – The Daily Mirror, The Times
  • Advertising and marketing – Tide print advert, Wateraid television advert, Kiss of the Vampire film poster
  • Music videos – Formation by Beyoncé, Riptide by Vance Joy
  • Radio – Late Night Women’s Hour
  • Video games – Assassin’s Creed
  • Films – I, Daniel Blake, Straight Outta Compton

Paper 2: Media Forms and Products in depth:

  • Television – Humans, The Returned
  • Magazines – Woman’s Realm, Huck
  • Media in the online age – Zoella, Attitude

Coursework: Cross-media production:

  • Creation and production of a television programme, magazine, music video or film marketing campaign

Year 13 Media Studies
Course title: WJEC Eduqas GCE A Level Media Studies

Paper 1: Media Products, Industries and Audiences:

  • Newspapers – The Daily Mirror, The Times
  • Advertising and marketing – Tide print advert, Wateraid television advert, Kiss of the Vampire film poster
  • Music videos – Formation by Beyoncé, Riptide by Vance Joy
  • Radio – Late Night Women’s Hour
  • Video games – Assassin’s Creed
  • Films – I, Daniel Blake, Straight Outta Compton

Paper 2: Media Forms and Products in depth:

  • Television – Humans, The Returned
  • Magazines – Woman’s Realm, Huck
  • Media in the online age – Zoella, Attitude

Coursework: Cross-media production:

  • Creation and production of a television programme, magazine, music video or film marketing campaign

 

Year 13 Film Studies
Course title: WJEC Eduqas GCE A LEVEL Film Studies

eduqas-a-level-film-studies-spec-from-2017-designated.pdf

Component 1: Varieties of Film and Filmmaking

  • Hollywood 1930-1990 (Some Like It Hot; Bonnie and Clyde)
  • American Film Since 2005 (La La Land; Captain Fantastic)
  • British Film Since 1995 (Shaun of the Dead; Sightseers)

Component 2: Global Filmmaking Perspectives

  • Global Film (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly; House of Flying Daggers)
  • Documentary Film (Amy)
  • Film Movements: Silent Film (Buster Keaton short film collection)
  • Film Movements: Experimental Film (Vivre sa vie)

Coursework

  • Create a screenplay for a complete short film (1600-1800 words), digitally photographed storyboard, and evaluative analysis (1600-1800 words)

 

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